Photos of billionaire Elon Musk dancing and kissing a ‘robot wife’ have gone viral on social media.
The purveyors of the claims also used creative captions to propagate the rumours.
For instance, the description for one of the images states that the robot wife has sensory devices that enable her to experience both happiness and sadness.
What’s more, the robot wife has a sensible and communicative approach, another caption claimed.
The rumours further claimed that the robot will use batteries that last for one menstrual cycle and that they will only need to be charged every three days, allowing it to run for a month.
The plot thickens as it is revealed that getting intimate with the robot would require a password, pattern, or fingerprint to avoid tempering.
In addition, depending on the specifications requested, the robot would cost $3,144 (about KSh 433K).
But are the robot wife claims true?
GOTTA.news can confirm that Elon Musk isn’t creating a robot wife, and this rumour is untrue and misleading.
Apart from this publication, other trustworthy sources have dismissed the rumours as nothing more than baseless speculation and misinformation.
We can also confirm the images are AI-generated, and a careful look at the hand reveals the same.
False claims on Tik-Tok and Facebook
Videos on TikTok and Facebook posts that erroneously claimed that the robot in question was Elon Musk’s new wife or girlfriend contributed to the spread of misinformation about his putative robot wife.
Unfortunately, TikTok, a platform renowned for its viral content, contributed to the spread of these unfounded claims.
That being said, it’s important to approach such posts with caution and confirm the facts from dependable sources.
Is Elon Musk making a humanoid robot?
Tesla is indeed in the process of developing a humanoid robot. Elon Musk made the announcement in 2022 about the humanoid robot named Tesla Bot, or Optimus.
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